Tux Racer

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Tux Racer
Tux Racer cover
Developers
Sunspire Studios
Release dates
Windows October 2, 2000
Mac OS (Classic) October 2, 2000
Linux October 2, 2000
macOS (OS X) April 2001
Tux Racer on Wikipedia
Tux Racer
Tux Racer 2000
Extreme Tux Racer 2007

This page is for the original version developed by Sunspire Studios. For the updated open open-source version, see Extreme Tux Racer.

General information

Official website

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Windows
Linux
Mac OS
macOS (OS X)

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config\options.txt[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config\[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Modify set x_resolution and set y_resolution lines in config file.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Modify set fov line in config file.
Windowed
Set set fullscreen in config file to false.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Forced on by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Framerate capped at 1000fps.

Input settings

Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Volume can be adjusted by changing set sound_volume and set music_volume lines in config file.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 1.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio SDL Mixer

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200MMX
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References